William R. Jones



William is an associate in the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Group. William uses his background as an economist and experience analyzing damages to represent his clients in complex technology and litigation matters.

William earned his J.D. from Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, where he was the Managing Executive Editor of the Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property.

Prior to attending law school, William worked as an economist in litigation and energy consulting, where his primary focus was patent damages analysis. In this role, he modeled damages measuring lost profits, reasonable royalties, and direct damages in a range of areas including circuit architecture, semiconductor fabrication, mobile device technology, software applications, and consumer electronics.

Northstar Lawyer
  • Named a “North Star Lawyer” by the Minnesota State Bar Association for providing at least 50 hours of pro bono legal services (2023)
Bar Admissions
  • Minnesota
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit
  • U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota
  • Northwestern Pritzker School of Law, J.D. cum laude (2020); Managing Executive Editor, Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property (2019-2020)
  • Marquette University, B.A., magna cum laude (2013)
Professional Associations
  • Minnesota Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Licensing Executives Society USA & Canada


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